The artistry and splendor of ancient Egyptian jewelry in fifty masterpieces
Between the ninth and seventh centuries BCE, the small kingdom of Assyria (present-day northern Iraq) expanded through conquest from Egypt to Iran.
This book explores the long-term trends in the development of what was the first complex civilization in history, the Old Kingdom of Egypt (c. 2650-2200 BC), the period that saw the construction of eternal monuments such as Djoser's Step Pyramid complex in Saqqara, the pyramids of the great Fourth Dynasty kings in Giza, and spectacular tombs of high officials throughout Egypt.
A vivid portrait of the early years of biblical archaeology from the acclaimed author of 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed
A comprehensive portrait of the controversial self-taught archaeologist C. C. Abbott.
Combining world culture, history, geography, and architecture, this visually stunning look at ancient cities around the globe takes readers to such places as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, and the mysterious sculptures of Angkor Wat.$29.95ISBN: 9789774168789Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: American University in Cairo Press - January 7th, 2020
The three-thousand-year-old rock-cut temples at Abu Simbel and the story of their rescue from the rising waters of Lake Nasser in the 1960s are almost as familiar worldwide as the tale of the gold funerary mask and brief life of the boy king Tutankhamun.$110.00ISBN: 9781108478748Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Cambridge University Press - January 30th, 2020
The Assyrian Empire was the first state to achieve durable domination of the Ancient Near East, enduring some seven centuries and, eventually, controlling most of the region. Yet, we know little about how this empire emerged from a relatively minor polity in the Tigris region and how it managed to consolidate its power over conquered territories.$43.95ISBN: 9780691195032Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Princeton University Press - January 21st, 2020
A multifaceted exploration of the interplay between civic and military life in ancient Rome$29.95ISBN: 9780820356372Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Georgia Press - January 15th, 2020
The focus of Conquistador's Wake is a decade-long archaeological project undertaken at a place now known as the Glass Site, located in Telfair County, Georgia. This spot, near the town of McRae, Georgia, offers clues that place Hernando de Soto in Georgia via a different route than previously thought by historians and archaeologists.$99.99ISBN: 9781108496544Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Cambridge University Press - January 2nd, 2020$17.95ISBN: 9780393358148Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020
“This deeply nourishing book invites us to reclaim reciprocity with the living world.” —Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass